Grapefruit Salad with Blue Cheese & Shallot Vinaigrette

a simple grapefruit salad with blue cheese, scallions, pomegranate seeds, and a shallot vinaigrette

serves: 4

  • Author: Kayla Howey



Shallot Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp minced shallot
  • ½ tsp salt

Grapefruit Salad

  • 3 heaping cups spring mix
  • 3 heaping cups arugula
  • 2 grapefruits, segmented
  • 2 oz crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • pomegranate seeds, to garnish


Shallot Vinaigrette

Combine the apple cider vinegar, fresh grapefruit juice, honey, and Dijon mustard in a mixing bowl. Whisk until incorporated. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil, continuously whisking until emulsified. Stir in the minced shallot and salt.

Grapefruit Salad

Combine the spring mix, arugula, and grapefruit segments in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle in the shallot vinaigrette, tossing the greens until well coated (if you have extra dressing, reserve for another use). Plate the salads and garnish with the blue cheese, scallions, and pomegranate seeds.